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Sherlock foes in Roses rematch

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is linking up again with screen foe Andrew Scott

Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott are set to rekindle their rivalry playing kings in the BBC's latest Shakespeare adaptation.

Samsung reassure over handset gap

Samsung have told owners of its new Galaxy Note 4 that a gap between the screen and the body is nothing to worry about

Samsung is the latest major smartphone manufacturer to suffer a public design issue after reports of a gap between the screen and metal body of the new Galaxy Note 4 handset.

Smith to run rule over Russell

Matty Russell is back in full training

Warrington coach Tony Smith will make a late decision on the fitness of full-back Matty Russell ahead of Friday's semi-final against Wigan.

McIlroy wins PGA Tour award

Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year

World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three seasons.

Driver jailed for three-death crash

Jak Parker egged on another motorist to race and caused a horrific crash in Front Street, Shotton Colliery which killed three women (Durham Police/PA)

A driver who egged on another motorist to race and caused a horrific crash which killed three women has been jailed for 12 and a half years.

Mother's plea to missing daughter

The parents of 15-year-old Yusra Hussien, who is believed to be heading to join extremists in Syria, have urged her to come home

The mother of a missing schoolgirl feared to be heading to Syria after becoming radicalised online has made an emotional plea for her to "please, please come back".

Honda puts off driver discussions

Talks between McLaren and Honda this weekend will not centre on the future of their current drivers Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen, pictured

Honda intends to schedule meetings with McLaren over the course of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend - but the driver line-up for next season is likely to be off the agenda.

Hockey coaches tackle three peaks

Assistant hockey coach Jon Bleby dribbling a hockey ball up Ben Nevis in Scotland

Two national hockey coaches are aiming to dribble two hockey balls up and down the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales for charity.

Teacher 'may have been low risk'

Martin Goldberg was found dead in his home

A teacher found to have covertly filmed children, after he was discovered dead, may have been assessed as a "low risk" by detectives, a police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said.

Bride-to-be drowned in holiday pool

Coroner Andrew Bradley said post-mortem examinations gave a cause of death consistent with drowning for Emma Campbell

A bride-to-be drowned in the swimming pool of her family's holiday home in Menorca on the morning that she was going to view the church where she was to be married, an inquest has heard.

Begg condemns Muslim 'demonisation'

Moazzam Begg appeared in court via video link

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg accused the Government of "demonising the Muslim community" as he walked free from jail after terror charges linked to the civil war in Syria were dramatically dropped.

250,000 more over-65s in work - DWP

Steve Webb says the UK must "wake up to the needs and expectations of today's workforce"

Almost 250,000 more people over the age of 65 have stayed in work since the default retirement age was abolished three years ago, according to figures.

Eagles set for Don Valley return

A major re-development has come a step closer at the Don Valley Stadium

Sheffield Eagles will return to the site of the old Don Valley Stadium in 2016 as part of an Olympic Legacy Park, it was announced on Wednesday morning.

Vaccine extension to be discussed

There are calls to extend the HPV vaccine programme to boys

Offering teenage boys a vaccination which is currently only given to girls to protect against some types of cancer could come a step closer today as scientific experts meet to discuss the prospect.

£20,000 reward over artist murder

Valerie Graves was found dead at a house in Bosham, West Sussex, on December 30

A £20,000 reward is being offered for information to convict the killer of a grandmother whose body was found as she house sat for friends.

Woman charged over toddler death

Khaleel Hussain died at Birmingham Children's Hospital after suffering a serious head injury

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with allowing the death of a toddler who was admitted to hospital with a serious head injury.